SmarterMail Release Notes

Email and Team Collaboration Server

6.9.3953 (Oct 28, 2010)

  • Changed: Users can now only see the synchronizations options that are enabled for them.
  • Efficiency: Email messages with very large number of recipients in the To or Cc header fields now use less CPU when they are parsed.
  • Fixed: Adding an IP address to the bypass gateways list no longer requires a service restart.
  • Fixed: Corrected an issue with IMAP that could cause iPhone OS 4 to not see new messages immediately.
  • Fixed: IP reversal macros for SPF are now processed correctly in spam checks.
  • Fixed: It is no longer possible to create a blank folder name through IMAP.
  • Fixed: Syncing tasks in SIF format now functions as expected with SyncML.
  • Fixed: The status of tasks now displays correctly when synchronizing via Add to Outlook.
  • Security: Implemented various security fixes to prevent XSS and cookie stealing.

6.9.3820 (Jun 10, 2010)

  • Fixed: All-day events now sync properly when using the Add To Outlook functionality in time zones greater than Grenwich Mean Time.
  • Fixed: Backup MX servers now function as expected with web service based domain verification.
  • Fixed: Corrected an issue with timezones in SmarterMail's vCalendar format which could cause third-party providers to inaccurately represent appointment invitations.
  • Fixed: Emailing the disk usage summary report now includes all appropriate data.
  • Fixed: Mailing lists now function properly when used with the command address after being renamed.
  • Fixed: Viewing messages in the message archive which contain a winmail.dat attachment now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: When the list to address is set to default for a mailing list, the email message sent to list subscribers now includes any addresses originally in the To field of the list message.

6.8.3750 (Apr 8, 2010)

  • Added: Mailing list names can now be changed.
  • Added: The mailing lists grid is now sortable.
  • Added: To to improve usability, the mailing list's address now displays in the title bar of the webpage when editing an existing mailing list.
  • Fixed: A domain's listserv command address now properly passes user verification when using Web service verification for smart hosts.
  • Fixed: After renaming a domain, the system administrator is now redirected to the new domain's page.
  • Fixed: Calls to GetProductInfo in the Product Info Web service now function as expected for Lite and Free versions.
  • Fixed: Changing a mailing list subscriber to and from digest now works as expected when using the domain list command address.
  • Fixed: Conducting a search while initially setting up mail archiving no longer causes the mail service to terminate unexpectedly.
  • Fixed: In Internet Explorer, pasting addresses on the compose page with only the mouse now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Searching the GAL through Exchange ActiveSync no longer returns results if the GAL is disabled for a domain.
  • Fixed: The hyperlink manager in the compose page editor no longer shows duplicate controls.
  • Fixed: The mailbox migration wizard now supports SSL migrations for Exchange 2007 SP1 and later.
  • Fixed: The time of day event condition now displays the time as expected.

6.7.3701 (Feb 18, 2010)

  • Fixed: Abuse detection report items are now properly recorded, allowing administrators to determine the number of DOS, harvesting, and internal spam violations on the server.
  • Fixed: Added checks that prevent a domain administrator from creating a blank user.
  • Fixed: All-day events in timezones ahead of GMT now synchronize properly using STS Sync.
  • Fixed: Date header information is now included on appointment invitations.
  • Fixed: Disabling mail signing for a user now disables DKIM in addition to Domain Keys.
  • Fixed: Filenames are now properly decoded before being zipped when using the Download All Attachments link.
  • Fixed: Funambol's SyncML plugin and Mozilla's Lightning add-on now work together to sync SmarterMail calendars properly in the Thunderbird email client.
  • Fixed: In the event that mailbox migration fails, the process will now reset and allow the user to try again.
  • Fixed: Mailing list system messages now properly encode non-unicode characters.
  • Fixed: Non-ASCII subjects are now properly encoded when sending read receipts.
  • Fixed: Recurring appointments with a fixed number of occurrences now sync properly when using STS Sync.
  • Fixed: Resolved a locking issue that could cause the spool to stop delivery under high loads.
  • Fixed: Signatures for domain aliases now function as expected.
  • Fixed: Switching folders in Internet Explorer when the preview pane is collapsed now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: The #mailboxusagemb# variable in events now displays properly.
  • Fixed: The license limits for the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync add-on are now enforced properly when nearing the license limit.
  • Fixed: The Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync add-on now functions as expected when synchronizing tasks that have a reminder time, but no due date.
  • Fixed: The Send Email event action now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: The users page now defaults back to the first page of users when the selected page number exceeds those available.
  • Fixed: Timed digest send triggers for mailing lists now function as expected.
  • Fixed: When using cultures with non-Gregorian calendars, SmarterMail now writes an RFC822 compliant date for received lines when sending in webmail.

6.6.3636 (Dec 15, 2009)

  • Changed: Read and Mark As Read now have separate entries in the language file to ensure accurate translations.
  • Changed: The To pop-up window on the compose page is now wider, making it easier to select message recipients.
  • Fixed: An error message now displays when a user forgets to select a user or group when trying to share mail, contacts, calendars, tasks, or notes.
  • Fixed: Corrected a deadlock scenario that caused POP, SMTP, IMAP and Webmail to become unresponsive.
  • Fixed: Impersonating a user in Safari for the Mac now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Importing mailing list poster whitelists and blacklists using the Web service now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Mailing list bounce detection now checks the return path of a bounced message only.
  • Fixed: Mailing list messages now include a clickable unsubscribe link when applicable.
  • Fixed: Mailing list throttling now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Marking multiple messages as spam now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Messages with extremely long headers are now processed more efficiently.
  • Fixed: Printing from the read message page now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Refreshing the messages page no longer causes the domain name to display in the page title.
  • Fixed: Reminder timers now synchronize properly when using SIF formatted calendar entries with SyncML.
  • Fixed: Selecting multiple rows with the same row ID no longer causes those rows to be ignored.
  • Fixed: The disk space button now displays properly.
  • Fixed: The disk usage summary report now displays the correct disk space total when logged in as a domain or system administrator.
  • Fixed: The event action of sending an email will no longer corrupt non-ASCII text.
  • Fixed: The original message now displays after a message is forwarded via the content pane.
  • Fixed: The Send Digest button on the mailing lists page now repopulates the grid properly when clicked.
  • Fixed: The system administrator username and password can now be changed via Web services.
  • Fixed: Visifire (Silverlight) charts now display correct numeric data in non-English cultures.
  • Fixed: Webmail access is now retained when removing a user's domain administrator permissions.
  • Fixed: When a mailing list sends a message to another mailing list, the original sender's address is now listed as the From address.

6.5.3586 (Oct 26, 2009)

  • Added: A custom body rules spam check that allows system administrators to create a list of words, wildcards or regular expressions and assign weights to messages based on those rules.
  • Added: An option to choose whether or not to include received headers from authenticated SMTP sessions.
  • Added: Commtouch Zero-hour Antivirus integration (add-on).
  • Added: Customizable from, to and reply-to settings for mailing lists.
  • Added: New web services have been added to control the Antispam Administration settings.
  • Added: The ability to choose between Lite and Free modes when applicable.
  • Added: The ability to define at which retry attempt to change priorities.
  • Added: The ability to search for subscribers from the mailing list configuration page.
  • Added: The mailing list subscribers grid is now sortable.
  • Changed: Contacts now contain category information when transfered via SyncML in VCard format.
  • Changed: Contacts without a display name now use the company field if applicable.
  • Changed: Exported contacts with illegal Windows file name characters are now replaced with an underscore.
  • Changed: Improved consistency of page titles in the Collaboration and RSS sections.
  • Changed: Mapped folders now display unread messages counts.
  • Changed: Max message size for content-based spam checks has been moved to the Options tab of the Antispam Administration page. This setting applies to the SpamAssassin-based pattern matching engine, remote SpamAssassin, custom body rules, and URIBLs.
  • Changed: The GAL now has an Edit button and menu item for domain administrators and a View button and menu item for others.
  • Changed: The license management page will now indicate if an add-on is in trial mode.
  • Changed: The RSS aggregator will now specify an user agent string when downloading feeds.
  • Changed: When adding a domain, the mailing list command address now has a default value.
  • Efficiency: IMAP retrieval and mailbox migration now perform significantly faster on large mailboxes.
  • Efficiency: Improved the performance of Bayesian filtering.
  • Efficiency: Improved the performance of the SpamAssassin-based pattern matching engine.
  • Fixed: Adding an Event group will now function as expected.
  • Fixed: Attempting to access the Today page while logged out of SmarterMail now loads the login page as expected.
  • Fixed: Calendar appointments containing curly braces in their names now function as expected.
  • Fixed: Contacts with long description fields are no longer truncated in VCard format.
  • Fixed: Corrected a javascript error that could appear when replying to plain text messages.
  • Fixed: Corrected an issue that could cause ActiveSync to create duplicate items with Windows Mobile 6.1.
  • Fixed: Corrected an issue that could cause calendar items synchronized with SyncML to resynchronize after dismissing reminders in Outlook.
  • Fixed: Corrected an issue that could prevent some users from creating events.
  • Fixed: Dates and times are now localized correctly on the Tasks page.
  • Fixed: Disable password changes now properly prevents a user from changing their password.
  • Fixed: Disabling Webmail access for a user no longer disables SMTP access.
  • Fixed: Domain forwarding with user verification now functions as expected for domain aliases when the domain has a catch-all enabled.
  • Fixed: DomainKeys signatures now include the query tag.
  • Fixed: Eliminated concurrency issues with mailbox access that could cause mailbox corruption in rare circumstances.
  • Fixed: Email addresses containing non-ASCII characters now display correctly in Outlook when replying to a message.
  • Fixed: Email attachments containing quotes in their name now function as expected.
  • Fixed: Emails with winmail.dat attachments are now viewable in the spool.
  • Fixed: Folder names with non-ASCII characters now display correctly via Exchange ActiveSync.
  • Fixed: Greylisting filtering no longer causes mail unexpected delays in the RCPT command.
  • Fixed: IMAP folders now appear in their intended locations after creation.
  • Fixed: IMAP retrieval on messages that are only line delimited with line feeds now function as expected.
  • Fixed: Incoming gateways with user or domain verification now download the list of users and domains when SmarterMail starts rather than on first use of the gateway.
  • Fixed: Listing multiple email addresses for a contact now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Mailing list templates now display correctly in plain text mode.
  • Fixed: Mailing list templates now display when composing a new message in HTML.
  • Fixed: New messages composed in plain text now resize correctly after a draft is auto-saved.
  • Fixed: Non-ASCII characters now display properly when used in subfolders.
  • Fixed: Outgoing TLS now reissues the EHLO/HELO command after beginning the TLS session.
  • Fixed: Outgoing TLS now works correctly when delivering to multiple servers when only one of the servers supports TLS.
  • Fixed: Paging on the events list now works correctly.
  • Fixed: Primary domain administrators can no longer be disabled or have the domain administrator role removed..
  • Fixed: Propagating plus addressing settings now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Removing mailing list subscribers via checkboxes now functions as expected.
  • Fixed: Service access control no longer displays on default user settings when that feature is disabled.
  • Fixed: Shared folders now always appear in IMAP.
  • Fixed: Shift-clicking rows in the infinite scrolling grid now works correctly when the click occurs in the checkbox column.
  • Fixed: SmarterMail now correctly synchronizes calendar items with a negative reminder time in SIF format via SyncML.
  • Fixed: SmarterMail now honors the From address of the mobile device when sending a message via Exchange ActiveSync.
  • Fixed: SmarterMail now re-requests SyncML device information if the SyncML sync profile is deleted from SmarterMail, resolving issues where items may be transfered to a SyncML client in an unsupported format.
  • Fixed: SmarterMail now remembers the initial search parameters if a system adminstrator clicks Cancel while editing a user
  • Fixed: SMTP authentication now functions as expected if the session authenticates multiple times.
  • Fixed: SMTP Blocked senders now works correctly when a wildcard is used.
  • Fixed: Sorting of list subscribers is now case insensitive.
  • Fixed: Spam checks for incoming gateway rules are now honored if a domain forwarded domain is an alias or forward.
  • Fixed: SyncML support with the Blackberry Funambol client is improved.
  • Fixed: The current password field will not display for domain administrators trying to reset a user password.
  • Fixed: The editor in the compose page now functions as expected when drafts are auto-saved.
  • Fixed: The GMail mailbox migration now imports more than 25 contacts.
  • Fixed: The Greylist spam threshold now applies even if Incoming SMTP Blocking is disabled.
  • Fixed: The infinite scrolling grid no longer causes the first message in the list to remain selected when checking a row further down the list. This will prevent accidental deletes and moves.
  • Fixed: The login page now displays a friendlier error message when the service can not be contacted.
  • Fixed: The Mail for Exchange on Nokia phones now syncs calendar events via Exchange ActiveSync.
  • Fixed: The mailing lists tab in Domain General Settings is no longer visible when the Mailing List feature is disabled for that domain.
  • Fixed: The scrollbar for the infinite scrolling grid now display correctly in Google Chrome 3 and 4.
  • Fixed: The SpamAssassin-based pattern matching engine now converts HTML messages to plain text in the event that a plain text part does not exist.
  • Fixed: The SpamAssassin-based pattern matching engine now runs header rules that apply to all headers.
  • Fixed: The SpamAssassin-based pattern matching engine will no longer crashes on extremely malformed messages.
  • Fixed: Upgrading from older versions of SmarterMail 4 to SmarterMail 6 will no longer result in some messages not being visible.
  • Fixed: Users can now delete Exchange ActiveSync relationships from the Synchronization page.
  • Fixed: Using Add to Outlook on a calendar no longer fails if the calendar contains certain yearly recurrence rules.
  • Fixed: Using mark as Spam and Mark as Not Spam twice in a row will no longer fail to perform the action.
  • Fixed: VCards now contain versioning information, preventing warnings in newer Funambol clients.
  • Fixed: When adding a folder, typing an invalid name will no longer cause the OK and Cancel buttons to move off the page.
  • Fixed: When using the check all box in the messages page, the correct count now displays when using the delete action.

6.1.3518 (Aug 19, 2009)

  • Added: Support for importing contacts and calendars from Gmail via the Mailbox Migration wizard.
  • Added: Support for local.cf has been added to the SpamAssassin based pattern matching engine.
  • Changed: All spam check items are now included in the delivery log entry.
  • Changed: Default remoting protocol is now set to TCP to increase compatibility.
  • Changed: The 1-second minimum limitation on delivery delay has been removed.
  • Changed: Updated list of mail servers available in mailbox migration wizard.
  • Efficiency: The SpamAssassin-based pattern matching engine has been optimized to work more efficiently.
  • Fixed: Content filters now require a valid email address for the reroute action.
  • Fixed: Corrected an issue that was causing Commtouch to re-initialize unnecessarily.
  • Fixed: Domain forwarding now functions as expected when the email is generated by Webmail.
  • Fixed: Mailing lists now encode properly when the header and/or footer contain non-ASCII text.
  • Fixed: Mailing lists without configuration files can now be imported.
  • Fixed: Outgoing SMTP TLS sessions now specify the correct hostname when negotiating the SSL connection.
  • Fixed: Poster whitelists and blacklists now import correctly.
  • Fixed: Poster whitelists are no longer case sensitive.
  • Fixed: Read-only calendar events can no longer be deleted.
  • Fixed: Restricting administrator access by IP address now functions as expected when the administrator's username has been renamed.
  • Fixed: Save as draft no longer causes the message editor to scroll.
  • Fixed: The Display Name, Birthday and Title fields now sync correctly when using the BlackBerry Funambol SyncML client.
  • Fixed: The mailing list subscriber import process now gives a more descriptive error message when email addresses cannot be imported.
  • Fixed: The System Dashboard now updates automatically.
  • Fixed: The title of the page now displays the correct unread count when viewing messages in a folder.
  • Fixed: The website now works correctly when the IIS application pool is in integrated pipeline mode.
  • Fixed: User's trusted senders now save correctly.

6.0.3508 (Aug 10, 2009)

  • Added: Added a variable (containsLocalDeliveries)to the .hdr file to indicate whether the message contains local deliveries
  • Added: Additional log types have been added to the View Logs page
  • Added: Assign a different signature to primary account, aliases, and SMTP Identities
  • Added: Calendars page now has user definable columns that allow for selecting and ordering columns
  • Added: Commtouch Dashboard showing live spam outbreaks (Add-on)
  • Added: Commtouch Premium Anti-Spam integration (Add-on)
  • Added: Compose messages can now be previewed before sending
  • Added: Configurable weights for Commtouch spam results (Add-on)
  • Added: Contacts page now has user definable columns that allow for selecting and ordering columns
  • Added: Define greylisting rules based on IP address
  • Added: Domain Administrator ability to lock signatures
  • Added: Domain level pre-defined signatures with variables
  • Added: Download all attachments as a zip archive
  • Added: Email auto complete support for calendar invitations
  • Added: Enable and disable greylisting based on location of sender
  • Added: Enable greylisting only for SMTP connections with a configurable spam weight
  • Added: IMAP Message Retrieval service.
  • Added: Incoming gateway support for domain forwards and Smarthosts
  • Added: Incoming gateway support for greylisting
  • Added: Incoming gateway support for spam checks
  • Added: Incoming gateways can obtain user lists from the primary SmarterMail server via web services
  • Added: Mailbox migration wizard to help users import their mail, calendars, contacts, tasks, and notes from other mail servers
  • Added: Mailing lists now include automatic removal of subscribers on bounces
  • Added: Mailing lists now include bounced detection
  • Added: Mailing lists now include can now Create/Preview/Save messages for distribution
  • Added: Mailing lists now include common subscriber database for all mailing lists
  • Added: Mailing lists now include customized command messages
  • Added: Mailing lists now include double opt-in support
  • Added: Mailing lists now include mail logging per subscriber
  • Added: Mailing lists now include subscriber custom fields
  • Added: Mailing lists now include the ability to toggle the response to mailing list commands
  • Added: Mailing lists now include the ability to use custom variables for mail merge
  • Added: Mailing lists now include unsubscribe links in messages
  • Added: Mailing lists now includes enhanced mailing lists compose with attachments
  • Added: Manual one time retrieval of messages through POP or IMAP
  • Added: Message Archiving can archive messages that are added directly to the file system
  • Added: Message Archiving can restore messages directly to a mailbox
  • Added: Message Archiving now includes the ability to search indexed messages at system and domain admin from within the web interface
  • Added: Message retrieval using POP can optionally be spam checked and content filtered
  • Added: Messages lists use new advanced infinite grid and no longer requires paging
  • Added: Multiple signatures per user
  • Added: New event added for add-on expirations
  • Added: New report items for Handles and Non-Paged memory.
  • Added: Option to auto mark a message as read after5 seconds
  • Added: Option to automatically trust recipients of messages
  • Added: Preview message attachments
  • Added: Push contacts, calendars, and tasks via Microsoft ActiveSync (Add-on)
  • Added: Push email via Microsoft ActiveSync (Add-on)
  • Added: Restrict admin logins to specific IP addresses
  • Added: Shared calendars now support the all appointments view
  • Added: Sign outgoing messages with DKIM
  • Added: Silverlight charting.
  • Added: SMTP Identities allow Webmail users the ability to send messages from multiple SMTP servers
  • Added: Spam Wizard is now included to easily configure a mail server based on resources and performance
  • Added: SpamAssassin-based Pattern Matching Engine has been added to SmarterMail.
  • Added: SPF Macro support (RFC 4408 Sec 8.1).
  • Added: SSL/TLS support for outgoing gateways.
  • Added: Tasks page now has user definable columns that allow for selecting and ordering columns
  • Added: Thumbnails for image file attachments
  • Added: TLS support for outgoing SMTP connections
  • Added: Two way synchronization of tasks, calendars, and contacts with Outlook via Add to Outlook (2007 only)
  • Added: URIBL support has been added
  • Added: Users access to services (POP, IMAP, SMTP, and Web Mail) can be restricted
  • Added: Verify incoming messages using DKIM spam check
  • Added: Web interface now uses standardized validation controls for consistency
  • Added: Webmail interface now includes the ability to send from Domain Aliases
  • Added: When deleting a user, that user will be removed from all aliases
  • Changed: .NET 3.5 Framework is now required
  • Changed: Added additional reminder time options to calendars and tasks
  • Changed: Added sorting to all columns in the Users page
  • Changed: Adding a subfolder no longer requires typing the full path. Instead, the parent folder can be selected.
  • Changed: Calendar page now has resizable panes
  • Changed: Calendar recurrence end dates are now exclusive
  • Changed: Delivery log now contains local IP addresses used when connecting via SMTP
  • Changed: Delivery log will now contain an entry showing the results of all spam checks per message
  • Changed: Double clicking a message will now preview it in addition to opening it in a new window
  • Changed: Empty log files will no longer be created
  • Changed: In Domain Spam Options, current weight shave been moved to their own tab
  • Changed: Licensing system has been redesigned to support add-ons
  • Changed: Replying to a popped-up message will replace the window rather than opening a new one and closing the first
  • Changed: SmartHosts and Domain Forwards have been combined into Incoming Gateways feature
  • Changed: SpamAssassin for Windows no longer included
  • Changed: SyncML page changed to Synchronization which allows management of SyncML, ActiveSync and Outlook clients connected to the mailbox
  • Changed: The messages page will now include the domain name in the title
  • Changed: Trusted senders have been moved to their own page
  • Changed: Webmail users now have Custom Skins by default
  • Efficiency: New version of WYSIWYG editor with increased cross-browser compatibility
  • Efficiency: POP downloaded speed has been significantly improved
  • Efficiency: Web Interface optimized with improved controls and scripts
  • Fixed: Chrome now correctly detects key press events
  • Fixed: Disabled domain filtering correctly displays all disabled domains
  • Fixed: Links to anchors in emails will now scroll properly